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Kelly expecting baby with new rugby boyfriend

Glamour girl Kelly Brook has confirmed she is pregnant.

The model is expecting a baby girl with boyfriend Thom Evans, the former Scottish rugby star.

England rugby star Danny Cipriani, a former team-mate of Evans, broke up with Brook last year after he moved to Australia. He wished the couple all the best.

He said: "Kelly told me in January that she was expecting. I am really happy for her. She will make a great mum." Brook, who rose to fame co-hosting Channel 4's Big Breakfast, announced the news on Twitter.

She said: "Thom and I are happy to announce we are expecting a baby girl. We are delighted."

It is thought Brook released the news after her three-month scan -- but the couple are not believed to have picked a name yet.

She and her boyfriend have relocated to Los Angeles where she is capitalising on her appearance on last year's 3D horror film Piranha.

Brook (31) who has just finished a swimwear photo shoot for New Look along with other fashion projects, met her boyfriend at the end of last year. The 25-year-old, who retired from rugby because of a neck injury, was pictured celebrating her birthday with her in December.

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